Family & Children’s Department Support Groups

All groups are free of charge unless otherwise indicated.
Please reach out to the appropriate contact if you’d like to attend a group.

Men’s Support Group (Age 55 and up)

Mondays 1:00–2:00 pm at JFS
Contact: Dr. Ada Cheung at acheung@jfshouston.org

Psychotherapy Group for Adolescent Males

For males age 14–18 experiencing conflict with parents, poor school performance, and experiencing social challenges
Mondays 6:00–7:00 pm at JFS
Contact: Steven L. Parks at sparks@jfshouston.org

Psychotherapy Group for Adolescent Females

For females age 14–18 experiencing conflict with parents, poor school performance, and experiencing social challenges
Mondays 6:00–7:00 pm at JFS
Contact: Emily Van Laan at evanlaan@jfshouston.org

Al-Anon Group

For adults whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking
Wednesdays 6:45–7:45 pm at JFS
Contact: Shirley at 832-883-1405

Support in your Grieving After Suicide or Overdose

For anyone who has lost a loved one to a tragic death, overdose, or death by suicide
Thursdays 5:00–6:00 pm at JFS (Nov. 7, 14, 21 & Dec. 5, 12, 19)
Contact: Danny Clark at dclark@jfshouston.org

Project Shalom

Support/guided activities for adults living with persistent depression, anxiety or related mental health diagnosis
Thursdays 12:30–2:00 pm, lunch is $2
Location: Celebration Company
Contact: Samara Rosen through October 2019 at srosen@jfshouston.org

Women’s Support Group (Adults)

For women wanting to discuss issues related to mental and physical health and well-being
Wednesdays 2:00–3:00 pm at JFS
Contact: Nancy Tipton at ntipton@jfshouston.org or 713-986-7822

Young Boys Support Group

For young boys ages 6–9 wanting to develop social skills
Wednesdays 4:30–5:30 pm at JFS
Contact: Steven L. Parks at sparks@jfshouston.org or 713-986-7822

CO-ED SUPPPORT GROUP FOR TWEENS

For males and females age 10–12
Thursdays 4:30–5:30 pm
Contact: Steven L. Parks at sparks@jfshouston.org or 713-986-7828

Take Five Group (Internal Referral)

Support and relaxation for Celebration Company Employees
Wednesdays 1:00–1:30 pm at JFS

Re:MIND
Depression & Bipolar Support Group

For individuals living with, or family and friends affected by, depression and bipolar disorders
Mondays 7:00–8:30 pm at JFS
Contact: re:MIND at 713-600-1137

LGBT Support Group

This support group is available to gay, lesbian, bi, transgender and gender nonconforming, queer, and intersex community members.
Wednesdays (November 6, 13, 20 & December 4, 6:00–7:00 pm
Contact: Cipactli Ovalle at covalle@jfshouston.org or 713-667-9336 X129